Jets' odd couple going all-in together

Coach Rex Ryan, GM Mike Tannenbaum have different approaches, but the same goal

Updated: December 4, 2010, 9:30 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

Rex Ryan is brash and fearless and all football. He was born into the game, the son of a famous coach, Buddy Ryan, who changed the way defense is played and passed the knowledge down to his sons -- along with the family swagger.

Mike Tannenbaum is the cerebral type, guarded with his words, the last guy you'd expect to wear a wig to a news conference (See: Ryan, Nov. 10). He's the son of an electrical engineer, Richie Tannenbaum, who has worked in the railroad industry for more than 40 years. ...

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